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19 July 2007

Washington Post, Editorial

The District's decision this week to seek Supreme Court review of a court opinion striking down its gun control laws is fraught with risk, but it's a risk that the District was right to take. The city is challenging an opinion issued in March by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that declared unconstitutional its ban on handguns and its requirement that so-called long guns be kept disassembled or with trigger locks in place. Critics point to the District's... (

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